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Sigma-Aldrich

Heptanoic acid

96%

Synonym(s):
Enanthic acid, Oenanthic acid
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)5COOH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
130.18
Beilstein:
1744723
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:

vapor density

4.5 (vs air)

Quality Level

vapor pressure

<0.1 mmHg ( 20 °C)

assay

96%

form

liquid

expl. lim.

10.1 %

refractive index

n20/D 1.4221 (lit.)

bp

223 °C (lit.)

mp

−10.5 °C (lit.)

solubility

water: soluble 0.2419 g/100ml at 15 °C
DMF: soluble
DMSO: soluble
diethyl ether: soluble
ethanol: soluble

density

0.918 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

CCCCCCC(O)=O

InChI

1S/C7H14O2/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7(8)9/h2-6H2,1H3,(H,8,9)

InChI key

MNWFXJYAOYHMED-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Ketonisation of heptanoic acid catalyzed by Mn, Ce and Zr oxides deposited on Al2O3, SiO2 and TiO2 has been studied.

Application

Heptanoic acid has been used as internal standard during gas chromatographic analysis of the butyl esters of volatile acids in microbial fermentation media.

Packaging

100 mL in glass bottle

Pictograms

CorrosionExclamation mark

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Inhalation - Eye Dam. 1 - Skin Corr. 1B - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Storage Class Code

8A - Combustible, corrosive hazardous materials

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

235.4 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

113 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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